Scores

Final

Presbyterian 59

(4-10, 1-6 away)

Samford 71

(6-9, 5-1 home)

8:00 PM ET, December 30, 2013

Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham, Alabama

1 2 T
PRE 37 2259
SAM 34 3771

Top Performers

Presbyterian: R. Dillard 23 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Samford: T. Williams 31 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Stl, 3 Blk

Samford handles Presbyterian 71-59

Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Tim Williams scored 31 points, on 14-of-16 shooting, to lead Samford over Presbyterian 71-59 on Monday.

Samford (6-9) shot 57 percent from the floor, but hit just 2 of 12 from beyond the arc. Connor Miller added 11 points for the Bulldogs, who were dominant in the paint, outscoring Presbyterian 46-16.

Presbyterian (4-10) was led by Reggie Dillard with 23 points, while Jordan Dowling added 18.

The Blue Hose actually led at half, 37-34, as Dillard and Downing combined for 27 points. But Samford fed Williams inside in the second half as he went 7 of 9 and scored 16 after the break. Presbyterian went cold in the second, making just 8 of 27 (29 percent) and 3 of 13 on 3-pointers.

Samford was up by one with 10:13 left, but closed the game on a 17-6 run to win going away.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
PRE
SAM
Points 59 71
FG Made-Attempted 20-47 (.426) 28-49 (.571)
3P Made-Attempted 8-20 (.400) 2-12 (.167)
FT Made-Attempted 11-13 (.846) 13-17 (.765)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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